Matthew plays a 7c Renaissance Lute in F made by Luke Emmet of Orlando Lutes. A=440hz, 63cm nylgut strings, ash and walnut with ebony detailing. The outline of the body is based on the Venere lute of 1592.
Photos by Mike Embleton
Luke Emmet - lute maker
Susan King - lutenist
David Van Ooijen - lutenist
Stuart Walsh - lutenist
Steve Metcalfe - lutenist
Peter Croton - lutenist, guitarist, songwriter, and lecturer at the Schola Cantorum Basilensis
Wezi Elliot - lutenist
The Lute Society - the centre of all things lute in the UK
Sarge Gerbode - a massive resource of lute tablature
Arnold Den Teuling - an informative collection of renaissance scores and midi files
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